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Allawi Vows Iraq Will Keep Election Deadline

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Allawi Vows Iraq Will Keep Election Deadline

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Allawi Vows Iraq Will Keep Election Deadline

Allawi Vows Iraq Will Keep Election Deadline

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Iraqi interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi vows to hold parliamentary elections in January, as planned. U.S. forces are planning an all-out offensive on insurgent-held areas to help ensure elections can take place, according to a report in The New York Times. Hear NPR's Jennifer Ludden, retired Air Force Col. Sam Gardiner, and professor Fawaz Gerges.